1000 user survey finds Windows Phone 7 UI second only to the iPhone

imageThe Windows Phone 7 user interface is pretty special, featuring a beautifully minimal design devoid of the clutter seen in other mobile operating systems.

Now, according the John Best, chief technology officer for Wescom Resources Group, a wholly owned CUSO of the Pasadena, Calif.-based, $3 billion Wescom Credit Union and a provider of mobile banking solutions, the Windows Phone 7 UI is the second most popular user interface after iPhone.

The Windows Phone Metro User Interface has recently won a patent protecting the elements of its design, increasingly copied by companies like Google in their various properties.

The survey was from a recent test of 1,000 mobile banking users performed by Wescom Resources Group.

The information is quoted in CUTimes article addressing the rise in Mobile Banking, an area increasingly important for credit unions and an area in which Windows Phone 7 is relatively under-served.

Read the full article at CUTimes here.